"Cutis Laxa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A group of connective tissue diseases in which skin hangs in loose pendulous folds. It is believed to be associated with decreased elastic tissue formation as well as an abnormality in elastin formation. Cutis laxa is usually a genetic disease, but acquired cases have been reported. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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